Archive: 05/13/2011

Kodak wins round in patent dispute with Apple

(AP) -- Shares of Eastman Kodak Co. shot higher Friday after a judge at the U.S. International Trade Commission rejected Apple Inc.'s digital-camera patent claims against the photography pioneer.

May 13, 2011
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Iraq, South Africa buck rising life expectancy

(AP) -- Average life expectancies are increasing steadily in most of the world, but men in Iraq and women in South Africa are bucking that trend with notable drops in their time on Earth.

May 13, 2011
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Video game sales rise in April on stronger lineup

(AP) -- Sales of console and portable video games grew 26 percent in April versus last year, a rise that a market research group that tracks the figures attributes to a stronger lineup of games such as "Mortal Kombat 2011" ...

May 13, 2011
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Lasers take the lead

Conserving energy is a top priority for auto manufacturers today. Laser technology can help. Lasers can be used to process thin light-weight components made of fiber-composite materials, as well as to manufacture ...

May 13, 2011
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iPhone app uses crowd sourcing to help the blind

(PhysOrg.com) -- A team of innovative thinkers from several universities working together on a joint project to merge existing technology (the iPhone) with a real-world crowd sourcing application to help blind ...

May 13, 2011 report
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Safe 'sandbox' for the internet of the future

To better protect new Internet applications against hacker attacks and other types of manipulation, Siemens is taking part in the EU’s WebSand research project. In cooperation with partner organizations ...

May 13, 2011
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